Webinar Recap | COVID-19 One Year Later: Vaccine Progress and New Standards for Vaccine Storage

Posted on May 06, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Thank you to our hosts and participants for joining last week’s webinar: COVID-19: One Year Later: Vaccine Progress and New Standards for Vaccine Storage. Dr. L.J. Tan from the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) and Helmer Scientific’s Dennis Smith, Vice President of...

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Supporting Pharmacy Efficiency and Patient Safety

Posted on Apr 29, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

According to a 2019 National Pharmacist Workflow Study, more than 60% of pharmacists surveyed said their workloads had risen in the past year. Not long after this study was released, the COVID-19 pandemic added to the expanded workload of pharmacists. 

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Medical-grade vaccine storage can help prevent vaccine and financial loss

Posted on Apr 20, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been several news headlines regarding spoiled COVID-19 vaccines due to temperature control issues or equipment failures. Improper storage and handling of vaccines can reduce vaccine potency and even result in the need to...

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Meet CDC Guidelines for Vaccine Storage with Helmer’s i.C3® Information Center

Posted on Apr 15, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

The i.C3® Information Center is a touchscreen user interface integrated into Helmer’s i.Series® product line, including refrigerators, freezers and ultra low freezers. The i.C3® Information Center provides intelligent diagnostic information and temperature data, while...

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Join Us For Our Upcoming Webinar. COVID-19 One Year Later: Vaccine Progress and New Standards for Storage

Posted on Apr 06, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

A little over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the COVID-19 vaccination rollout is well underway. With 3 vaccines available, most states are now offering vaccines to residents 16 years and older, and over 47 million Americans have completed their vaccine series.


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GX Solutions Refrigerators and Freezers Recognized by ENERGY STAR®

Posted on Apr 01, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

GX Solutions professional medical-grade refrigerators and freezers from Helmer Scientific utilize innovative OptiCool™ technology, to help minimize energy use while also achieving optimal temperature management. The use of OptiCool™ technology in our products has been...

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Vaccine Storage Safety and the Importance of Routine Maintenance

Posted on Mar 23, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Safeguarding vaccines is important for a variety of reasons including patient safety, financial impact and compliance. Ensuring proper cold storage prevents costly temperature excursions, which could lead to vaccine waste and the need to revaccinate patients. It’s also...

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GX Solutions Innovation Continues with Launch of Laboratory & Plasma Freezers

Posted on Mar 18, 2021 by Ben Greenfield

Helmer Scientific is pleased to announce the launch of GX Solutions Laboratory and Plasma Freezers for vaccines, medications, blood therapies, and sample storage. Powered by OptiCool™ technology GX Solutions are the first professional medical-grade freezers that are...

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Safeguard Room Temp Meds with Controlled Room Temperature (CRT) Cabinets

Posted on Mar 11, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

While much focus has been dedicated to cold storage of medications and vaccines, proper storage of room temperature meds or other pharmacy products at controlled room temperature should be considered. USP <1097> outlines guidance related to the storage and distribution of...

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Third COVID-19 Vaccine Receives Emergency Use Authorization

Posted on Mar 04, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Last week, the FDA authorized the Janssen / Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. This will be the third COVID-19 vaccine available, and the first to allow extended storage at refrigerated temperatures. The FDA also authorized Pfizer’s vaccine to...

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